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Barrington election results: Borough votes with the majority

About one-third of registered Barrington’s registered voters made it to the polls – or mailed in ballots ahead of time – for Tuesday’s mid-term election.

Election resultsThe number was greater than that of some neighboring towns (Magnolia, Runnemede and Somerdale) and less than some others (Bellmawr, Haddon Heights, Haddonfield and Lawnside).

WITHIN THE BOROUGH, there were no contested races.

For the board of education, three candidates ran for three positions. Incumbent Jennifer Schuster captured 857 votes, while newcomer Martin Schoettler Jr received 856 and newcomer Kelli Martone got 807. There also were 28 write-ins.

For the borough council, two candidates ran for two positions. Council President Kirk Popiolek was re-elected with 1,111 votes and Ernest Rink, the father of the former mayor, was elected with 1,109 votes. There also were 39 write-in votes, including multiple votes for Darryl Hunt, Frank Lafferty, John Delaney, Mickey Mouse and “Someone Else.”

OUTSIDE THE BOROUGH, Barrington voters went with the majority (number listed is votes cast in Barrington for each candidate; top three candidate totals are listed):

  • U.S. Senator

Cory Booker – 934

Jeff Bell – 719

Joseph Baratelli – 15

  • US House (unexpired)

Donald Norcross – 833

Garry Cobb – 765

Robert Shapiro – 24

  • US House

Donald Norcross – 833

Garry Cobb – 759

John Tomaszewski – 20

  • County Clerk

Joseph Ripa – 938

Caren Sokolow – 668

Fernando Powers – 31

  • Freeholders

Louis Cappelli Jr. – 857

Scot Mc Cray – 823

Theodore Liddell – 713

Kimone Smith – 686

Gary Frazier Jr. – 40

BALLOT QUESTIONS

Voters in Haddon Heights approved a school plan to spend an additional $189,000 to bring back several after school clubs that had been cut in recent years, as well as rehiring an art teacher at the junior-senior high school. The final vote was 1,082 in favor and 957 opposed.

  • N.J. Public Question 1: Constitutional Amendment to allow a court to order pretrial detention of a person in a criminal case.

Yes – 790

No – 487

  • N.J. Public Question 2: Constitutional Amendment Dedicating State Funds for Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation and Changing Existing Dedication for Water Programs, Underground Storage Tanks and Hazardous Site Cleanups.

Yes – 857

No – 418

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This entry was posted on November 5, 2014 by in Borough Hall, Region and tagged , .
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